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    The Pain of Breaking Up: When Do You Need Counseling in San Diego

The Pain of Breaking Up: When Do You Need Counseling in San Diego

What Does Healthy Recovery Look Like?

There are a variety of healthy ways to recover from a breakup.  The most effective path will vary from one person to the next, but basically, it will include any or all of the following.

Talking at length to friends about the relationship. 

Instead of remaining [...]

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    If Your Child Suffers From Anxiety, Counseling in San Diego is Available

If Your Child Suffers From Anxiety, Counseling in San Diego is Available

When it comes to children and teens, there can be a million reasons for high anxiety levels.  Everything from school, peers and parents to seeing a scary movie can cause stress.  Sometimes it truly is just a phase.   However, when children consistently demonstrate symptoms of anxiety, it may, in [...]

A Simple Breathing Technique to Decrease Anxiety

Everyone experiences anxiety. There are many ways to appropriately manage symptoms related to anxiety. One way to quickly “feel better” is to stop and focus on your breathing.  The following is a simple and straightforward method for focusing on how your breath may be increasing your anxiety.

 

For this exercise, [...]

Managing Holiday Stress

The holiday season is upon us! Meaning that we will soon be “swamped” with cooking, standing in crazy long lines to buy gifts, planning for family members to visit, managing children on winter break, and many more “fun filled” holiday activities.

But, let’s face it—the holidays can be stressful! Therefore, [...]

Neurofeedback as a Treatment for ADD/ADHD

San Diego Center for Neurofeedback can help individuals with ADD/ADHD who are looking to benefit from a long-lasting, healthy change with their daily life.  Neurofeedback can help train your brain to become stabilized and function more efficiently.  Brains with ADD/ADHD may tend to hyper-focus, become easily distracted, and run [...]

When to practice patience?

Todays class left me pondering the following statement…

“True leaders are men and women who know when to stand, when to wait, and when to walk on.” -Dr. Vince Pieranunzi

This morning my Psychology 101 class finished watching the movie “The Dead Poets Society,” as part of the course curriculum. The [...]

Adult ADHD: How is it different than childhood ADHD?

As mentioned in a previous news post, Recognizing the Signs of ADHD in Your Child, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may “look” different in adults when compared to children. We know that ADHD persists into adulthood; however, it tends to affect adults differently than children. When we think of childhood [...]

Recognizing the Signs of ADHD in Your Child

Many parents at one point or another wonder if their energetic and hyperactive child meets criteria for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Therefore, I thought I would use this blog entry to discuss the diagnosis of ADHD to assist parents with recognizing some of the common signs observed in children. [...]